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Moore ready for UFC says coach Shannon

CAGE Warriors World Champion Karl Moore looks set to sign with the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) in the coming weeks according to his coach Liam Shannon. The Belfast fighter claimed the light-heavyweight title at Cage Warriors 81 at Dublin’s 3 Arena earlier this month with an impressive win over Josh Clark. The Twinbrook native dominated […]

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DC boss bemoans handling of Intermediate Cup clash

DONEGAL Celtic boss Stephen Hatfield has hit out at authorities for the postponement of his side’s Intermediate Cup quarter-final against Linfield Swifts last weekend. The sides clash this Saturday at Suffolk Road (1.30pm) one week after the IFA informed DC that their game wouldn’t be going ahead as planned after the PSNI expressed security concerns. […]

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Barnes enjoys satisfactory night’s work against Garzon

PADDY Barnes enjoyed a much more satisfying night at the Waterfront Hall on Friday when he scored his second professional win with a 60-54 points win over Adrian Dimas Garzon. With his professional debut ending in farce, this time Barnes faced an opponent who thankfully came to box rather than spoil and get thrown out […]

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Tennyson produces the power to reclaim old title against Geraghty

THE Irish super-featherweight title is back in the possession of James Tennyson once again following his sixth round victory over Declan Geraghty on Friday. Tennyson won the title back in 2013 but moved down to campaign at featherweight. Now back up at the 130lb limit, ‘The Assassin’ powered past Dublin’s Geraghty in a fight that […]

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Crocker wastes no time to score debut victory

HE had to wait a little longer to make his professional debut than he had hoped, but Lewis Crocker wasted no time in announcing himself when he got into the ring at the Waterfront Hall on Friday night. The South Belfast man took just 67 seconds to blast out Ferenc Jarko with his much vaunted […]

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McKenna has Irish title in his sights after Hanney victory

TYRONE McKenna is eyeing an Irish title following the successful defence of his BUI Celtic Nations light-welterweight title against Jake Hanney on Friday. The rangey southpaw gradually took control against the Dubliner but had to come through some adversity with a head clash in the second opening a nasty gash over his left eye, but […]

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